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Our DPS Weekly: Vista Academy Student Chefs Serve Denver Families In Need

EnglishEspañolEnglish As we look ahead to the Thanksgiving holiday next week, I want to thank each and every one of you for the strength, patience Read More »
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Important Update to School Calendar: Schools Closed Nov. 19

EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtEnglish Dear DPS Community, As we approach Thanksgiving, I know most of you join me in looking forward to a little bit of a Read More »
Students jumping outside

Our DPS Weekly: COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available for Children Aged 5 and Older

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community: This week, we received the exciting news that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has approved and recommended the Pfizer vaccine Read More »
Students hiking at Balarat

Our DPS Weekly: Bouncing Back at Balarat Outdoor Education Center

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, One of the many wonderful parts of going to school in Colorado is the spectacular opportunity to enjoy and learn in Read More »

Our DPS Weekly: Putting Students First and Addressing Staffing Shortage

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, Our students’ classroom experience is our top priority, especially considering that the pandemic has taken so much classroom time from our Read More »
DPS employee getting a COVID-19 vaccine shot

Our DPS Weekly: Update on Compliance with City’s Public Health Order on Vaccinations

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community: Thank you for your support and cooperation in helping us have a strong start to the school year. One of the Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: Congratulations to Our National Blue Ribbon Schools

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, This week, U.S. Secretary of Education, Miguel A. Cadona, announced the Department of Education's selections of National Blue Ribbon Schools. I'm Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: Reflections on Sept. 11, 2001

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, Across the nation, we are remembering and mourning the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. Watch this video in English and Read More »
A teacher - holding a sign with her name, 1st grade, and room number - poses for a photo outside with a child while both wear masks.

Our DPS Weekly: Staying Safe to Support Continued In-person Learning

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community/Team DPS: I want to take just a few minutes to say how much I appreciate all of the support and cooperation Read More »
Superintendent Alex Marrero standing outside talking to adults

A Warm Welcome Received … and Offered

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community: Every year at this time, I’m counting down the days until the first day of school. Never has that countdown come Read More »